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AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award – 2017 Honorees
Francesca DeBiase, Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer, McDonald’s Corporation
Kristin French, retired Brigadier General, U.S. Army, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and the Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense (Logistics and Materiel Readiness), U.S. Department of Defense
The 2017 ALL Honorees will be interviewed by Heather Sheehan, Director, Member Engagement & Sponsorships, AWESOME, Recipient of the 2014 AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award
Best Practice Sharing Session for Founding Partner and Fifth Anniversary Partners
Michelle Drew Rodriguez, Manufacturing Leader, Center for Industry Insights, Deloitte LLP
Panel: Leading Women in Supply Chain: Building Connections for the Networked Future
Micaela Bulich, VP Onshore Wind Global Supply Chain, GE Renewables
Michelle Dilley, Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer, DSC Logistics
Linda Guzzi, SVP, Enterprise Sourcing and Business Optimization, McKesson
Amy White, VP Global Planning and Executive Sponsor of Nike’s Women of Operations, NIKE, Inc.
Sarah Pfaff, (Moderator) Principal, Ernst & Young Supply Chain Advisory Services
Panel: The Future of Women’s Leadership: Achieving Gender Equity in Business Education & Beyond
Sally Blount, Dean, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern
Sarah Gardial, Dean, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa
Judy Olian, Dean and John E. Anderson Chair in Management UCLA Anderson School of Management
Nancy Nix, (Moderator), AWESOME Executive Director
Panel: Male Supply Chain Leaders: Leveraging Diversity: How Companies And Colleagues Are Changing The Leadership Environment
Martin Felli, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary, JDA Software Group, Inc.
Robert Martichenko, Founder & CEO – LeanCor Supply Chain Group
Hans Melotte, EVP, Global Supply Chain, Starbucks
Abré Pienaar, CEO, iPlan
Dave MacEachern, (Moderator), Global Transportation & Third-Party Logistics Practice Lead, Spencer Stuart
Panel: Pioneering Women in Architecture and Urban Design
Carol Ross Barney, Founder and President, Ross Barney Architects
MarySue Barrett, President, Metropolitan Planning Council, Chicago
Amy Liu, Vice President, Brookings Institution and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
Lynn Osmond, (Moderator), CEO, Chicago Architecture Foundation
Ellen Kullman, CEO of DuPont from 2009 to 2015
Ellen will be interviewed by Donna Zarcone, CEO of the Economic Club of Chicago
Out in Front
Pat Mitchell, President and CEO of Pat Mitchell Media and TEDWomen – Curator, Host and Executive Director
Trish Lukasik, C00 of SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation service
New Research Report: 2017 Women in Supply Chain Survey
- Dana Stiffler, VP Research for Gartner, will discuss results of the 2017 AWESOME Gartner “Women in Supply Chain Study.”
Emerging Leaders Program
Opening remarks for the May 4th Emerging Leaders session will be given by Kate Daly, VP of Human Resources, DSC Logistics
- Followed by Out in Front with Trish Lukasik.
- Daniella Levitt, Co-Executive Director, Leading Women Executives and Author of Ready, Set…RISK! – Positive Strategies and Tactics for Women to Turn Career Risk into Opportunity
Panel: Career Insights and Lessons Learned
Debbie Lentz, former SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Toys”R”Us, and 2015 ALL Award Honoree
Susan Pellechio, VP of Transportation, Integrated Logistics, Global Supply Chain, Starbucks
Trish Young, VP, Strategic Enterprise Capabilities, Value Streams, NIKE.
Michelle Livingstone, (Moderator), VP, Transportation, for The Home Depot.